Smokey Bear Fire Prevention Public Service Announcements, ca. 1960 - ca. 1980. Description @ National Archives:Ray Charles: a personal viewpoint (60 sec.). A dark screen with the words a personal viewpoint' appearing in yellow letters. Ray Charles explains the different sounds he loves to hear in the forest. He cautions viewers: "Please be careful with fire, because when we lose a forest we lose a lot more than meets the eye.Think (10 sec.). Close-up on an animated Smokey Bear as he says,... Topics: Smokey Bear, Charles, Ray, 1930-2004, Forest fires -- Prevention and control, Joanna Cassidy,...
byUnited States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service
"Here it is, Smokey Bear fans — the story of Smokey's first thrilling adventure! As a vast fire sweeps through the tinder-dry forest, a thousand woodland creatures flee in terror. Behind them in the fiery holocaust a bear cub is hopelessly trapped by the flames — with no chance for escape. That's the way it begins! Now read the rest of it — the exciting story of the orphan cub who grew up to become Smokey , the living symbol of forest fire prevention. signed — THE EDITORS"... Topics: Comic Book, Smokey Bear, Smokey The Bear, Forest fires -- Prevention and control